Sumter is located close to the center of South Carolina. Sumter is between the Sumter, Lee county. Sumter has 32.09 square miles of land area and 0.20 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sumter population is 40,819, which has grown 2.97% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 17.83% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sumter median household income is $39,072 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 23.68% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 21.44% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Sumter median house value is $133,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 66.46% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 44.99% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Sumter is much better than the state average in quality. The Sumter area code is 803.